Richardson, James T.
- Existence: 1941-
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Governor's Day records
Identifier: AC 0061
Abstract Arranged in alphabetical order by name Governor's Day was an annual occasion for honoring ROTC cadets. In 1970, the event was scheduled the same week that American troops went into Cambodia, and four student protestors were killed by National Guard troops at Kent State University in Ohio. Students who opposed the war in Vietnam held a peace rally the same day as Governor's Day, which became a march toward the stadium where the military review was being held. The students marched into the...
University of Nevada, Reno, Human Relations Commission Records
Identifier: AC 0092
Abstract The Human Relations Commission was formed in June 1968 by university president N. Edd Miller, when called upon by the Human Relations Action Council to publicly affirm the university's opposition to all attitudes and practices which would discourage members of minority groups from applying or remaining at the University. The first meeting was held in September and was charged by Miller with a ten-point program which covered all the major proposals recommended by the Human Relations Action...
Oral History Transcripts
Identifier: AC 0063
Abstract In 1970/71, the Oral History Program at the University of Nevada and the University Archives initiated a program to interview prominent members of the University community to comment on the previous year. The objective was to present a picture of the past year as observed by students, faculty, and others who were involved and concerned with the University. The collection consists of 5 bound volumes of transcribed tapes. Also, there are two reel-to-reel audio tapes (with cassette copies) of...
University of Nevada, Reno, Presidential Search Committee Records
Identifier: AC 0010
Abstract The Presidential Search Committee was formed in 1978, with Mary Ellen Glass as chair of the committee. Joseph N. Crowley served as interim president, and then submitted his name as candidate for the permanent position. When Crowley was not listed among the finalists, petitions were circulated by students and staff to place his name on the final list to be submitted to the Board of Regents. The effort was successful, and he was appointed president of the University of Nevada on March 23,...
James T. Richardson Papers
Identifier: AC 0593
Dr. James T. Richardson obtained both a Ph.D. and a J.D. He was Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at UNR, served as Interim Director for the School of Social Research and Justice Studies, and the Director of the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and Director of Judicial Studies. Collection contains publications, dissertation, NSHE trial records, Nevada Legislature Committee material, and varied reports (1972-2011).